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2013 PromaxBDA Scholars Program

PromaxBDA invites students with a passion for short-form storytelling, video production, design and marketing to apply for the 2013 PromaxBDA Scholars Program. Through the Scholars Program, students will experience PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013. The Conference is the annual gathering of the best marketers, brand strategists, designers and writers in television marketing, promotion and advertising.

The PromaxBDA Scholars Program provides total industry access to network, attend conference sessions, connect with industry leaders and spotlight your talent. PromaxBDA Scholars immerse themselves in the world of entertainment marketing and ignite meaningful relationships with future hiring managers.

Check out the full list of 2013 PromaxBDA Scholars HERE!


date & time

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.


JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE

900 West Olympic

Los Angeles, CA 90015

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  • Network with leaders in television marketing, promotion, advertising and design.
  • Explore the power of short-form storytelling and design to drive audience engagement.
  • Learn the latest trends in television marketing, brand strategy and design.
  • Hear from leading creative minds in media marketing.
  • Get industry career development.


The scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary registration to PromaxBDA: The Conference 2013 on June 18-20
  • Scholars Program orientation on Monday, June 17
  • $1,000 stipend
  • Four- night hotel accommodation
  • Special invitation to members-only Opening Party
  • Entertainment marketing career development workshop on Tuesday, June 18
  • Roundtable discussion with PromaxBDA board members on Tuesday, June 18
  • Peer mentor from Promo Pathway I

The entry period is now closed for 2013.

2013 scholars

In an effort to enhance the student experience at PromaxBDA: The Conference and connect emerging talent with the industry in meaning ways, we’ve launched the PromaxBDA Scholars Program. Highly competitive, PromaxBDA selected and provided $1,000 scholarships to 10 talented students invested in pursing careers in entertainment marketing.

We are pleased to announce the 2013 PromaxBDA Scholars!

Aaron Evans

BA, Media Arts Bethany Lutheran College Class of 2013
Arceny Castillo

BA, Communications City College of New York Class of 2013
Antonio Grajeda

MA, Motion Media Design Savannah College of Art & Design Class of 2013
Charlotte Lipman

BS, Television, Radio and Film Syracuse University Class of 2013
David Brandt

BS, Integrative Media Wilkes University Class of 2013
Eric Beard

MBA, Marketing & General Management Howard University Class of 2014
Jonathan Hannah

BA, International Studies & Economics Morehouse College Class of 2013
Jennifer Goodson

BFA, Graphic Design California State University, Long Beach Class of 2013
Megan Poehler

BA, Communications Bethany Lutheran College Class of 2014
Shelby Romero BA, History & Cinematic Arts University of Southern California Class of 2013


Monday, June 17

3:00 PM

Arrival and Check-in

5:30 PM


6:00 PM

Board Member Meet & Greet

7:00 PM

Mapping Your Conference Experience

Tuesday, June 18

9:00 AM


9:30 AM

Entertainment Marketing 101

10:30 AM


10:45 AM

Entertainment Industry Career Panel

11:45 AM



more information coming soon.


If you are looking for more information about booking a room please select a venue below for additional details and to confirm your accommodations for the 2013 conference.

JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE
900 West Olympic
Los Angeles, CA 90015

A special room rate of $265* per night (plus tax) is available at the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE if booked by June 8, 2013 when using reservation link below.


Ritz-Carlton at L.A. LIVE
900 West Olympic
Los Angeles, CA 90015

A special club room rate of $495* per night (plus tax) is available at the Ritz-Carlton at L.A. LIVE if booked by June 8, 2013 when using reservation link below.



Sheraton Downtown Los Angeles
711 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Virgin America Airlines is offering a discount on flights to and from Los Angeles to PromaxBDA members for the June 2013 PromaxBDA Leadership Institute. Use code MCVXPROMAX132 at booking. Tickets are non-refundable and discount is only available for the travel dates of June 15, 2013 to June 22, 2013.

Other Hotels in Downtown Los Angeles

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown
120 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071



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